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Cenergy & Catalina ANG Cylinders Team

April 25, 2017 in ACT Expo 2017, Companies, New Products, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Exclusive Agreement for Adsorbent Tanks Announced Today,
Both Firms Are Mounting Exhibits at ACT Expo 2017 Next Week

Adsorbent natural gas technology developer Cenergy Solutions reported today an exclusive agreement with Catalina Composites to manufacture ANG fuel cylinders using for natural gas vehicles.

Catalina Composites GM Kjeld Johansen (left) with Gary Fanger of Cenergy Solutions

“Catalina Composites has already manufactured and tested several sizes of these new low-pressure ANG cylinders making them FMVSS certified and DOT-compliant,” Cenergy says.

ANG technology allows for natural gas to be stored at lower pressure than it is in conventional CNG/compressed natural gas fuel cylinders.

650 PSI

Cenergy has installed one of the new ANG cylinders on a Nissan truck that was shown at the Altfuel Expo in Mexico City earlier this month. The ANG tank has a working pressure of just 650 psi and can be filled at home or at a business with a new, certified Cenergy compressor (approved for use, the company says) in the US and Canada.

“Cenergy Solutions has made major breakthroughs with adsorbent natural/biogas storage that will not only help the world with its energy needs but will also help to capture and store natural and biogas throughout the world,” Cenergy COO/CTO Gary Fanger says in this morning’s announcement.

An Enabling Technology NGVs

“This is the technology that will keep methane from escaping into our atmosphere and allow it to be put to good use in gasoline and diesel vehicles,” he said.

“The joint development agreement with Catalina Cylinders has been very fruitful allowing us to design, manufacture and test new high tech ANG tanks that are now ready for sale to approved NGV upfitters.”

Catalina Type IIIs Unveiled at ACT Expo 2016

Catalina Composites manufactures aluminum Type I steel and composite Type III (carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum) CNG cylinders at a dedicated 107,000-square-foot facility in Garden Grove, Calif. The firm unveiled its Type IIIs at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo last year in Long Beach, Calif. (F&F, May 9).

Cenergy and Catalina are both exhibiting at ACT Expo 2017, which also takes place May 1-4 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The ACT Expo 2017 exhibition hall is open May 2-3.

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Source: Cenergy Solutions with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Cenergy ANG for Stationary Storage

January 26, 2016 in Biofuels, Biomethane, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Adsorbent Natural Gas Tested at RNG Station in Sacramento

Cenergy Solutions, which is developing adsorbent natural gas technology as a practical alternative to compressed natural gas, reports successful trials of ANG with CleanWorld/Refuel, which provides renewable natural gas to fleets in Sacramento.

Cenergy Opens a New Center for ANG

October 8, 2015 in NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fremont Facility for Furthering Lower-Pressure CNG Storage

Cenergy Solutions has opened a test center in Fremont, Calif. for adsorbent natural gas technology – to which it’s applying a new, patent-pending dielectic gas desorption design.

Cenergy Claims an ANG Breakthrough

April 15, 2015 in CNG, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Says Technology Can Be Applied to Existing CNG Cylinders

Fremont, Calif.-based Cenergy Solutions is promoting technology for ANG – adsorbent natural gas – allowing natural gas vehicle fuel to be stored onboard at far lower pressures than those necessary today, with more storage in the same size cylinder.

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